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Counseling: Marriage and Family Therapy

California State University Long Beach

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3588 USD/year
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Counselors serve valuable functions in fields of education, health and human services, and business. Learn more in the Counseling:  Marriage and Family Therapy programme at California State University Long Beach.

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Overview

The Counseling:  Marriage and Family Therapy program's philosophy at California State University Long Beach is to introduce students to a variety of approaches to counseling, and to encourage the development of competencies within these approaches.

The programme

The program combines theory and practice utilizing on and off campus course work and field work assignments. Required courses are offer predominantly in the evening, but most field assignments require daytime participation during normal business hours defined by the off-campus sites.

Students coming from diverse experiential backgrounds are trained at the graduate level to be able to perform entry level duties expected by the counseling profession and its specialty areas. Students are prepared to assume future leadership positions in their area(s) of expertise after additional work experiences have been acquired in the field following graduation.

Programme Structure

Courses included: 

  •  Family Systems Applied to Aging and Lifespan Development 
  • Family Systems Methods
  • Law and Ethics for Counselors 
  • Counseling the Alcohol/ Chemically Dependent Person 
  • Child and Spousal/Partner Abuse 
  •  Introduction to Clinical Interviewing
  • Medication and Counseling 
  •  Counseling Theories 
  • Counseling Methods and Techniques 
  • Human Sexuality Counseling 
  •  Cross-Cultural Counseling
  •  Counseling Children and Adolescents 
  • Counseling Couples
  •  Trauma and Grief Counseling
  •  Seminar in Marriage a& Family Therapy
  •  Practicum 
  • Group Counseling
  •  Counseling Field Work: Marriage and Family Therapy
  • Advanced Counseling Field Work: Marriage and Family Therapy 
  •  Community Mental Health Counseling 

Key information

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS or TOEFL needed

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
2.85 (required)
GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.
GMAT admission requirements GMAT The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a test intended to assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in written English for use in admission to a graduate management program, such as an MBA. GMAT contains 4 sections - Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal. The score has a range from 200 - 800.

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6 (required)
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at desiganated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
80 (required)
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Baccalaureate degree from an accredited college or university in a behavioral science, education, or related field.
  • Minimum 2.85 overall grade point average in last degree (not credential or certificate) earned from an accredited institution of higher education. Applicants whose overall GPA is less than 2.85 but meet the University minimum GPA requirement and who present compelling evidence of academic and professional potential either through recent academic performance and/or experiential background, may be considered for admission at the discretion of the program admission committee.

Tuition Fee

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    3588 USD/year
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  • National

    3588 USD/year
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